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A lineman works in howling winds Nov. 7 while attempting to restore power to New York City's surrounding area. Two linemen from Willmar have been working on Long Island in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. AP Photo/Mel Evans

Willmar, Minn., Utilities linemen working on Sandy relief to return home

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WILLMAR -- Two Willmar Municipal Utilities linemen could be home Friday after working the past week and a half on Superstorm Sandy relief.

Casey Jenny and Dick Thynes voluntarily joined thousands of linemen and tree trimmers from municipal utilities and electric cooperatives from Minnesota, other states and Canada in repairing power lines, poles and other electrical infrastructure.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
(320) 235-1150
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